Entries tagged: eco-friendly travel

Next Up: Go Eco

Next Up: Go Eco

As travelers become more aware of the environmental impacts of tourism on destinations, Ker & Downey recommends more roads less traveled. Here are three eco-travel destinations to see now.

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Eco-Friendly Travel to Kenya

Eco-Friendly Travel to Kenya

Kenya’s natural diversity has always attracted safari seekers, so it makes perfect sense that luxury properties are working hard to ensure that the pristine landscape remains preserved for years to come. Ker & Downey’s luxury travel expert Michelle Nicholson recently embarked on a journey to eco-friendly Kenya and shares some of the environmentally-conscious practices she learned about at Ol Pejeta Bush Camp, Naboisho Camp, and Rekero Camp.

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Our Top Eco-Friendly Lodges Around the World

Our Top Eco-Friendly Lodges Around the World

It’s Earth Day! To celebrate, we’re taking a look at some of our favorite eco-friendly lodges and camps around the world. Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, South Africa This year’s theme for Earth Day is “Trees for the Earth.” It’s a plan to plant 7.8 billion trees by 2020, so we’re kicking off our list of favorite eco-friendly lodges with the lodges and villa at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, a longstanding favorite of Ker & Downey’s. Set among an ancient milkwood forest, Grootbos is dedicated to preserving the earth for future generations. After a fire in 2006 destroyed much of Grootbos […]

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Earth Day 2014: Planet-friendly Spaces to See

Earth Day 2014: Planet-friendly Spaces to See

Treading lightly when exploring our big, beautiful world doesn’t mean sacrificing the little luxuries. Check out a few of our favorite ultra-gorgeous eco-friendly properties that have reimagined existing places and taken good care of the environment they share, with future generations of travelers in mind. The Singular Patagonia Torres del Paine, Chile Housed within the walls of a former meatpacking plant, the quirky industrial feel of The Singular Patagonia has been carefully preserved. Adhering to the latest LEED certified protocols for environmentally-friendly building, the building’s historic interior became the dining room, bar, and reception area. Six Senses Soneva Kiri Koh […]

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